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Two Men Arrested While Carrying 11 lbs of Meth
Oklahoma City Police arrested two California men Sunday after pulling them over on I40 for a traffic violation.
Juan Carlos Montano, 27, of South Gate, California and Oscar Edel Melendrez, 28, of Cudahy, California were both arrested on complaints of aggravated trafficking of controlled and dangerous substance.
An Oklahoma City police officer pulled over the two men around 3:20 p.m. Sunday Interstate 40 and S Council Road for a traffic violation. Suspicious circumstances led the officer to search the car and he found the meth in a cardboard box where they found 11 pounds of crystal meth in the car.
Both men were booked into the Oklahoma County Jail with bail set at $25,000 each.
Posted: Tuesday, February 26 2013, 04:01 PM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Tornado watch issued for western, central Oklahoma
May 18, 2013 22:57 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A tornado watch is in effect for western and central Oklahoma.
The weather system brought severe thunderstorms to the Altus and Clinton areas, as well as Harper County late Saturday afternoon. There were no reports of rotation as evening approached but the tornado watch lasts until 11 p.m. Saturday.
The dangerous weather is forecast to continue into Sunday night as the system progresses to the east.
The tornado watch area Saturday stretched from eastern edge of the Panhandle to include the Oklahoma City area.
Forecasters warn that the system could also bring large hail.
The National Weather Service in Norman reports tennis ball-size hail along U.S. 62 near the border of Harmon and Jackson counties in the state's far southwest.
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